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ERIC Number: EJ1121195
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2255-7547
Dance Teacher Education: Programme Analysis and Students' Perceptions
Baneviciute, Birute
Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, v1 n2 p64-73 Jun 2010
The principles of education for sustainable development implemented in Lithuanian education system shifted the perceptions of teachers' roles from disseminating knowledge towards developing students' competencies of responsible, critical and creative thinking and acting. The objective of this research is to find out whether pre-service dance teachers in Lithuania are ready to meet challenges of contemporary educational paradigms. A questionnaire was administered to 59 pre-service dance teachers, and the analysis of five dance teacher education programmes was carried out. The findings reveal that, in general, pre-service dance teachers are not satisfied with the quality of the study process, although, according to their statement, they acquire the necessary knowledge.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Lithuania
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